New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty: jagged mountains, rolling pasture land, steep fiords, pristine trout-filled lakes, raging rivers, scenic beaches, and active volcanic zones.

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is the largest city in New Zealand at 1.7 million citizens, and the main arrival point for visitors to the country. Photo: Ralf Roletschek, CC BY 2.5.

The of New Zealand is warm, with scenery ranging from sandy beaches, through rolling farmland to active volcanic peaks. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of New Zealand is characterised by grand, open landscapes and a great sense of freedom in the sparsely populated areas away from the Christchurch and Dunedin conurbations of the east coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital and second largest urban area of New Zealand. Photo: Clilly4, CC0.

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The are the eastern-most settled islands in New Zealand. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the third largest island of New Zealand after the and the . Photo: Kevin Saff, CC BY-SA 2.0.

New Zealand

Latitude of center
-41.344° or 41° 20' 38.4" south
Longitude of center
173.672° or 173° 40' 19.2" east
Population
4,430,000
Elevation
21 metres (69 feet)
Capital
Area
268,680 km² (103,738 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (NZD)
Phone code
64
Internet domain
.nz
Open­Street­Map ID
node 248120384
Geo­Names ID
2186224
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ziland Tamaynut
  • Achinese: Seulandia Barô
  • Afar: Jan'a Zelandiya
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Seeland
  • Akan: Ziland Foforo
  • Albanian: Zelanda e Re
  • Amharic: ኒው ዚላንድ
  • Arabic: Bag-o nga Zelanda
  • Arabic: زيلندا الجديدة
  • Arabic: نيوزيلاندا
  • Arabic: نيوزيلندا
  • Aragonese: Nueva Zelanda
  • Armenian: Նոր Զելանդիա
  • Arpitan: Novèla-Zèlanda
  • Arpitan: Novèla-Zèlande
  • Assamese: নিউজিলেণ্ড
  • Asturian: Nueva Zelanda
  • Atayal: New zealand
  • Avaric: Newzelanda
  • Azerbaijani: Yeni Zelandiya
  • Balinese: Selandia Anyar
  • Bambara: New Zealand
  • Bambara: Zelandi Koura
  • Bashkir: Яңы Зеландия
  • Basque: Zeelanda Berria
  • Bavarian: Neiseeland
  • Belarusian: Новая Зеландыя
  • Belarusian: Новая Зэляндыя
  • Bengali: নিউ জিলণ্ড
  • Bengali: নিউজিল্যাণ্ড
  • Bengali: নিউজিল্যান্ড
  • Bhojpuri: न्यूजीलैंड
  • Bishnupriya: নিউজিল্যান্ড
  • Bislama: Niu Zilan
  • Bislama: Niusilan
  • Bosnian: Novi Zeland
  • Breton: Zeland-Nevez
  • Breton: Zeland Nevez
  • Bulgarian: Нова Зеландия
  • Burmese: နယူးဇီလန်
  • Burmese: နယူးဇီလန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Nova Zelanda
  • Cebuano: New Zealand
  • Cebuano: Nueva Zelanda
  • Cebuano: Nuzeland
  • Central Bikol: Nueva Zelanda
  • Central Kurdish: نیوزیلاند
  • Chavacano: Nueva Zelanda
  • Chechen: Керла Зеланди
  • Chinese: New Zealand
  • Chinese: 新西兰
  • Chinese: 新西蘭
  • Chinese: 紐西蘭
  • Chinese: 纽西兰
  • Chuvash: Çĕнĕ Зеланди
  • Cornish: Mordir Nowydh
  • Corsican: Nova Zilanda
  • Crimean Tatar: Yañı Zelandiya
  • Croatian: Novi Zeland
  • Czech: Nový Zéland
  • Danish: New Zealand
  • Danish: Ny Zeeland
  • Dhivehi: ނިއުޒިލޭންޑު
  • Dimli (individual language): Zelanda Newiye
  • Dimli (individual language): Zelandaya Newiye
  • Dogri: 10.1073/pnas.0801507105
  • Dotyali: न्युजिल्याण्ड
  • Dutch: Aotearoa
  • Dutch: NZ
  • Dutch: NZL
  • Dutch: Nieuw-Zeeland
  • Dutch: Nieuw Zeeland
  • Dzongkha: ནིའུ་ཛི་ལེནཌ
  • Dzongkha: ནིའུ་ཛི་ལེནཌ་
  • Eastern Mari: У Зеландий
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيوزيلاندا
  • English: Aotearoa
  • English: Aotearoa New Zealand
  • English: Dominion of New Zealand
  • English: NZ
  • English: NZL
  • English: nz
  • English: 🇳🇿
  • Erzya: Од Зеландия
  • Esperanto: Dominio Nov-Zelando
  • Esperanto: NZ
  • Esperanto: NZL
  • Esperanto: Nov-Zelando
  • Esperanto: Novzelando
  • Estonian: Uus-Meremaa
  • Estonian: Uus Meremaa
  • Ewe: New Zealand
  • Ewe: New Zealand nutome
  • Extremaduran: Nueva Zelanda
  • Faroese: Ný Sæland
  • Faroese: Nýsæland
  • Fiji Hindi: New Zealand
  • Finnish: Aotearoa
  • Finnish: Uusi-Seelanti
  • French: Aotearoa
  • French: NZ
  • French: Nouvelle-Zélande
  • French: Nouvelle-zélande
  • French: la Nouvelle-Zélande
  • Fulah: Niw-Zilannda
  • Fulah: Nuwel Selannda
  • Gagauz: Eni Zelandiya
  • Galician: Aotearoa
  • Galician: NZ
  • Galician: Nova Celandia
  • Galician: Nova Zelandia
  • Ganda: Niyuziirandi
  • Georgian: ახალი ზელანდია
  • German: Aotearoa
  • German: Neuseeland
  • German: New Zealand
  • Goan Konkani: New Zealand
  • Goan Konkani: न्यूझीलंड
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌾𐌰 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌾𐌹𐍃 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Νέα Ζηλανδία
  • Guarani: Selánda Pyahu
  • Guianese Creole French: Nouvèl-Zélann
  • Gujarati: ન્યુઝીલેન્ડ
  • Gujarati: ન્યૂઝીલેન્ડ
  • Haitian: Nouvèl Zelann
  • Hakka Chinese: New Zealand
  • Hakka Chinese: Néu Sî-làn
  • Hakka Chinese: Sîn Sî-làn
  • Hausa: New Zealand
  • Hausa: Nuzilan
  • Hausa: Sabuwar Zelandiya
  • Hebrew: גאוגרפיה של ניו זילנד
  • Hebrew: ניו זילנד
  • Hindi: न्यूज़ीलैंड
  • Hindi: न्यूज़ीलैण्ड
  • Hungarian: Új-Zéland
  • Icelandic: Nýja-Sjáland
  • Ido: Nova-Zelando
  • Iloko: Baro a Selanda
  • Inari Sami: Aotearoa
  • Inari Sami: Uđđâ-Seeland
  • Indonesian: Selandia Baru
  • Ingush: Керда Зеланди
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nove Zelanda
  • Interlingue: Nov-Zeland
  • Irish: An Nua-Shéalainn
  • Italian: Nuova Zelanda
  • Jamaican Creole English: Nyuu Ziilant
  • Japanese: ニュージーランド
  • Javanese: Niu Sélan
  • Javanese: Selandia Anyar
  • Kabardian: Зелэнд ЩӀэ
  • Kabardian: ЩIэ Зилэнд
  • Kabiyè: Seelandɩ Kɩfalʊʊ
  • Kabyle: Ziland Tamaynut
  • Kalaallisut: New Zealand
  • Kalaallisut: Nutaaq Zeeland
  • Kalmyk: Шинзелендин Орн
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂಜಿಲೆಂಡ್
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಜೀಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Jan'a Zelandiya
  • Kara-Kalpak: Jana Zelandiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Джангы Зеландия
  • Kashubian: Nowô Zelandzkô
  • Kazakh: Жаңа Зеландия
  • Khmer: ញូស៊ីឡែន
  • Khmer: នូវែលសេឡង់
  • Khmer: នូវែលហ្សេឡង់
  • Kikuyu: Nyuzilandi
  • Kinyarwanda: Nuveli Zelande
  • Kirghiz: Жаңы Зеландия
  • Komi: Выль Зеландия
  • Korean: 뉴질랜드
  • Kotava: Newzelanda
  • Kurdish: Nû Zelenda
  • Kurdish: Zêlanda Nû
  • Kurdish: نیوزیلاند
  • Ladin: Nueva-Zelandia
  • Ladino: Mueva Zelanda
  • Lao: Baro a Selanda
  • Lao: ນິວຊີແລນ
  • Lao: ປະເທດນິວຊີແລນດ໌
  • Lao: ປະເທດນູແວນເຊລັງ
  • Lao: ປະເທດນູແວນ ເຊລັງ
  • Latin: Nova Zelandia
  • Latvian: Jaunzēlande
  • Lezghian: ЦӀийи Зеландия
  • Ligurian: Neuva Selanda
  • Limburgan: Nui-Zieland
  • Lingala: Zelandɛ ya sika
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Zeland Nova
  • Literary Chinese: 紐西蘭
  • Lithuanian: Naujoji Zelandija
  • Livvi: Uuzi Zelandii
  • Lojban: zis. poi cnino
  • Lombard: Növa Zelanda
  • Low German: Ni'j-Zeelaand
  • Low German: Niegseeland
  • Low German: Niej-Zeelaand
  • Low German: Niej Zeelaand
  • Lower Sorbian: Nowoseelandska
  • Lower Sorbian: prmzo
  • Luba-Katanga: Zelanda wa mumu
  • Luxembourgish: Neiséiland
  • Macedo-Romanian: Naua Zeelanda
  • Macedonian: Нов Зеланд
  • Maithili: न्युजिल्यान्ड
  • Malagasy: Nouvelle-Zélande
  • Malagasy: Novely Zelandy
  • Malagasy: Zelandy Vaovao
  • Malay: New Zealand
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂസിലാന്‍റ്
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂസീലൻഡ്
  • Maltese: New Zealand
  • Manx: Yn Teelynn Noa
  • Maori: Aotearoa
  • Maori: Niu Tīreni
  • Marathi: न्यू झीलँड
  • Marathi: न्यूझीलंड
  • Mazanderani: نیوزلند
  • Min Dong Chinese: New Zealand
  • Min Dong Chinese: Niū-să̤-làng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Néu Să̤-làng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sĭng-să̤-làng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sĭng Să̤-làng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Aotearoa
  • Min Nan Chinese: Liú Se-lân
  • Min Nan Chinese: New Zealand
  • Min Nan Chinese: Niú-se-lân
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin Jia̍t-lân-jia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin Se-lân
  • Minangkabau: Selandia Baru
  • Mingrelian: ახალი ზელანდია
  • Mongolian: Шинэ Зеланд
  • Moroccan Arabic: نيوزيلاندا
  • Narom: Nouvelle Zélande
  • Nauru: Niu Djiran
  • Neapolitan: Nòva Zelanna
  • Neapolitan: Nòva Zëlanna
  • Nepali: न्युजिल्याण्ड
  • Nepali: न्युजिल्यान्ड
  • Nepali: न्यु जिल्यान्ड
  • Nepali: न्यु जिल्यान्द
  • Newari: न्यु जिल्यान्द
  • North Ndebele: New Zealand
  • Northern Frisian: Nei-Sialun
  • Northern Sami: Aotearoa
  • Northern Sami: Ođđa-Selánda
  • Northern Sami: Ođđa Selánda
  • Norwegian: New Zealand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New Zealand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny-Zealand
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: New Zealand
  • Novial: Novi Selande
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nòva Zelanda
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܝܘ ܙܝܠܢܕ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Niwsæland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīwe Sǣland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīƿe Sǣland
  • Oriya: ନିଉଜିଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oriya: ନ୍ୟୁଜିଲାଣ୍ଡ
  • Ossetian: Ног Зеланди
  • Pali: न्यू-जीलैंड
  • Pampanga: New Zealand
  • Panjabi: ਨਿਊਜ਼ੀਲੈਂਡ
  • Papiamento: Nueva Zelandia
  • Pedi: New Zealand
  • Persian: زلاند نو
  • Persian: زیلاند جدید
  • Persian: نیوزیلند
  • Picard: Novèle-Zilinde
  • Piemontese: Neuva Zelanda
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nyuu Ziilan
  • Polish: Aotearoa
  • Polish: Kraj Długiej Białej Chmury
  • Polish: Nowa Zelandia
  • Pontic: Νέα Ζηλανδία
  • Portuguese: Nova Zelândia
  • Pushto: نیوزیلنډ
  • Quechua: Musuq Silanda
  • Romanian: Noua Zeelandă
  • Romansh: Nova Zelanda
  • Rundi: Nouvelle-Zélande
  • Rundi: Nueva Zelanda
  • Rundi: Nuvelizelandi
  • Russia Buriat: Шэнэ Зеланд
  • Russia Buriat: Шэнэ Зеланди
  • Russian: Новая Зеландия
  • Rusyn: Новый Зеланд
  • Sakizaya: New Zealand
  • Sakizaya: New zealand
  • Samoan: Niu Sila
  • Samogitian: Naujuoji Zelandėjė
  • Samogitian: Naujuojė Zelandėjė
  • Sango: Finî Zelânde
  • Sanskrit: न्यू-जीलैंड
  • Sanskrit: न्यूजिलैण्ड्
  • Santali: ᱱᱤᱣᱡᱤᱞᱮᱱᱰ
  • Sardinian: Noa Zelanda
  • Saterfriesisch: Näi-Seelound
  • Scots: New Zealand
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sealainn Nuadh
  • Serbian: Novi Zeland
  • Serbian: Нови Зеланд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Novi Zeland
  • Shan: မိူင်းၼိဝ်းၸီႇလႅၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: New Zealand
  • Sicilian: Nova Zilanna
  • Silesian: Nowo Zylandyjo
  • Silesian: Nowŏ Zelandyjŏ
  • Sindhi: نيوزيلينڊ
  • Sinhala: නවසීලන්තය
  • Skolt Sami: Aotearoa
  • Skolt Sami: Ođđ-Seelantt
  • Slovak: Nový Zéland
  • Slovenian: Nova Zelandija
  • Somali: New Zealand
  • Somali: Neyuusilaand
  • South Azerbaijani: New Zealand
  • South Azerbaijani: نیوزیلند
  • Spanish: Nueva Zelanda
  • Spanish: Nueva Zelandia
  • Sundanese: Selandia Anyar
  • Swahili: Nyuzilandi
  • Swedish: Nya Zeeland
  • Swiss German: Neuseeland
  • Tagalog: New Zealand
  • Tahitian: Aotearoa
  • Tajik: Зеландияи Нав
  • Tamil: நியூசிலாந்து
  • Tatar: Yaña Zelandiä
  • Tatar: Яңа Зеландия
  • Telugu: న్యుజిలేండ్
  • Telugu: న్యూజీలాండ్
  • Thai: นิวซีแลนด์
  • Thai: ประเทศนิวซีแลนด์
  • Tibetan: ནིའུ་ཛི་ལན྄ཌ།
  • Tibetan: ནིའུ་ཛི་ལེན་ཌི།
  • Tigrinya: ኒው ዘይላንድ
  • Tigrinya: ኒው ዚላንድ
  • Tok Pisin: Niu Silan
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Nuʻusila
  • Tosk Albanian: Neuseeland
  • Tulu: ನ್ಯೂ ಝಿಲೆಂಡ್
  • Tunisian Arabic: نيوزيلندا
  • Turkish: Yeni Zelanda
  • Turkmen: Täze Zelandiýa
  • Udmurt: Выль Зеландия
  • Uighur: يېڭى زېلاندىيە
  • Ukrainian: Нова Зеландія
  • Upper Sorbian: Nowoseelandska
  • Urdu: نیوزی لینڈ
  • Urdu: نیوزی ینڈ
  • Uzbek: Yangi Zelandiya
  • Venetian: Nova Zełanda
  • Veps: Uz' Zelandii
  • Veps: Uz Zelandii
  • Vietnamese: New Zealand
  • Vietnamese: Niu Di-lân
  • Vlaams: Nieuw-Zêeland
  • Volapük: Nula-Seleäns
  • Võro: Vahtsõnõ Meremaa
  • Walloon: Nouve Zelande
  • Waray (Philippines): Bag-o nga Zelanda
  • Welsh: Seland Newydd
  • Western Frisian: Nij-Seelân
  • Western Mari: У Зеланди
  • Western Panjabi: نیوزی لینڈ
  • Western Panjabi: نیوزیلینڈ
  • Wolof: Seland-Gu-Bees
  • Wu Chinese: 新西兰
  • Yakut: Саҥа Зеландия
  • Yiddish: ניו זילאנד
  • Yoruba: New Zealand
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède ṣilandi Titun
  • Yue Chinese: Aotearoa
  • Yue Chinese: New Zealand
  • Yue Chinese: 新西蘭
  • Yue Chinese: 紐西蘭
  • Yue Chinese: 鳥思倫新金山
  • Yue Chinese: 鳥施崙
  • Zeeuws: Nieuw-Zeêland
  • Zhuang: Saen Saelanz
  • Zulu: INyuzilandi
  • Zulu: i-New Zealand
  • New Zealand / Aotearoa
  • Nuève Zelanne
  • Yancuīc Zetlālpan

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